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Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram Photos Are Being Labeled 'Made With AI' When They're Not

Instagram’s “Made with AI” labels are creating confusion as photos are slapped with the tags depsite even when no or minimal AI was used.

Politics | The China Threat

The End of TikTok? A Complete Ban Is Now Closer Than Ever

 A complete ban on the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok is now closer than ever. Bipartisan legislation could require TikTok to divest from its Chinese owner ByteDance or face an outright ban on app stores across the United States.

Business & Finance | Business

10+ Top LinkedIn Tools That'll Make You a Marketing Master

Maximize your professional presence with LinkedIn tools designed for effective outreach and seamless connection building.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Can Your Posts about the Israel/Hamas War Get You Fired? | Workplace Coach Blog

Fired for social media posts about the Israel/Hamas war; how many employees have been fired; what you need to decide before you post

Science & Technology | Social Media

X (Twitter) to begin charging new users for basic features

It’s been a while since X (formerly Twitter) introduced X Premium (formerly known as Twitter Blue) to let users unlock...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Elon Musk’s X drops article headlines, as report details bleeding ad revenue

Elon Musk's X revamped its look to eliminate headlines on article links Wednesday, the same day that Reuters reported the platform has seen massive monthly...

Science & Technology | Social Media

11 Social Media Platforms You Probably Forgot Existed (And Why They Failed)

An ode to all the discontinued social media networks that flew a little too close to the sun.

News | News

Elon Musk to charge all X users 'small monthly payment' to use social media platform

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk, who owns the social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter), said he will be charging all X users a "small monthly payment" in order to use the platform.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How to Grow Your Brand's Digital Presence in Just 6 Months

Here's how to embrace the journey from obscurity to prominence — and watch your brand soar in just six months.

Politics | Joe Biden/Biden Administration

Techno-Hell: U.S. Government Now Using AI to Suss Out 'Sentiment and Emotion' in Social Media Posts

When the government sets about to marry its limitless appetite for social control with the seemingly limitless computing power of artificial intelligence, the end result is destined to be Orwell’...

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Start a YouTube Channel: 8 Tips for Vlogging Like a Pro | PCMag

Eyeing a career as a vlogger? You're not going to become MrBeast or Emma Chamberlain overnight, but here are a few things to consider when you're just starting out on YouTube.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter to hide news headlines from link previews

Twitter (now X) has become a great platform for following news, and many media groups (including ours) share links to...

News | News

Thanks to a Privacy Breach, Facebook May Owe You Some Money

There's a week left to file a claim for your (small) share of a $725 million settlement.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Secure Community Network tells X (Twitter): Stop boosting Jew-hatred

The official security organization of North American Jewry noted that anti-Jewish content is on the rise on the social media platform following the verdict in the trial of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Antisemitism on X Is out of control

Elon Musk’s rebranded X (Formerly Twitter) is exposing today’s Jews to immersive and unmitigated old-fashioned antisemitism.

Politics | Politics

Facebook suppressed information on vaccines to avoid 'vaccine negative environment,' files show | Fox News

Newly released Facebook files show employees admitting they would issue "demotions" to some posts about vaccines to avoid a "vaccine negative environment."

Science & Technology | Social Media

X, formerly Twitter, now lets paid users hide their checkmarks

Social media company X, formerly Twitter, will now let paid users hide their verification checkmarks from public view.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Elon Musk-owned X renames TweetDeck to XPro

Elon Musk-owned X, formerly Twitter, has renamed TweetDeck to XPro in an ongoing rebranding exercise of the social media service.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Threads adds a bunch of new features in first notable update

Threads had released its first significant update since bursting onto the scene at the start of this month as a rival to Twitter.

Politics | Politics

FBI facilitated social media ‘takedown requests’ made by Ukrainian spy agency: report

The FBI colluded with a Ukrainian intelligence agency to pressure social media companies into taking down accounts accused of spreading Russian disinformation — some of which belonged to Americans,…

Politics | Free Speech

Jonathan Turley: Learning To Love Censorship

As a long-standing free speech advocate, the last few years have been alarming and, frankly, depressing. The censorship efforts of the government are, unfortunately, not new.  However, what is new is the support of the media and the Democratic Party in su

Science & Technology | Social Media

Relay for Reddit and Now for Reddit will switch to a subscription model

The developer of Relay for Reddit announced Friday that the app would continue to be available after July 1st, while the developer of Now and Nara for Reddit said those apps will continue on, too. Other apps are shutting down due to Reddit’s API changes.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

10+ Top Social Media Profile Tactics to Stand Out Online in 2023

Boost your online presence with 12 powerful tactics for creating an engaging social media profile. Plus, misconceptions to avoid!

Science & Technology | Social Media

New leak gives us another look at what Instagram's Twitter competitor will look like

The Verge got access to an internal meeting at Meta which went over Project 92, the Instagram's upcoming Twitter competitor.

Science & Technology | Social Media

7 Misconceptions About Social Media

In this episode of Misconceptions, we're debunking some commonly held beliefs about social media, from who owns what you post to what happens to your data.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter won't make government agencies, public services pay for automated tweets

The move marks a big reversal for Musk, who has a record of making big changes and then reversing course.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

TheYossi Schmidt Show: Interview with Moptu Co-Founder Josh Namm

In this week's episode I talk to Josh Namm about his social media platform called Moptu. https://www.moptu.comFollow Josh on Moptu: https://www.moptu.com/jna...

Business & Finance | Business

Digital conglomerate buys right-wing app Parler

The digital media conglomerate Starboard said Friday it purchased the conservative social media site Parler and will temporarily take down the app as it undergoes a “strategic assessment.” The deal came months after another acquisition agreement with rapp

Science & Technology | Tech

Twitter stokes confusion as 'verified' drama continues

Twitter's handling of legacy verified and Twitter Blue users continues to shift after a number of developments over the weekend..

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Study: Free Speech On Twitter Worse Under Elon Musk

A new study from the Media Research Center found Twitter is more oppressive since Elon Musk acquired the platform.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Meta Will Start Charging $12 a Month For Verification on Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg's Meta will roll out paid verification to both Instagram and Facebook starting this week for $12 a month.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram could be working on a paid verification feature

Instagram might be considering the possibility of offering paid verification to users, based on code seen by reverse engineer Alessandro Paluzzi..

News | Antisemitism Watch

Data show social media companies failing to remove antisemitism

Online platforms are underinvesting in monitoring Jew-hatred and Holocaust denial, and are removing only 20% of antisemitic content from their sites, according to the world’s first live database of online antisemitism.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Jokes and Social Media Posts That Get You Fired | Workplace Coach Blog

Jokes and social media posts that get you fired; the chances you'll be fired; what thype of posts are getting others fired; your defenses and risks;

Science & Technology | Tech News

Elon Musk confirms huge change to Twitter

Elon Musk has announced one of – if not the most – well-known characteristics of Twitter will change next month.
One of the biggest changes to the “microbl

News | News

More social media regulation is coming in 2023, members of Congress say

Legislators and advocates say they are looking to further regulate social media companies in 2023.

News | News

TikTok Confirms It Spied On American Journalists

TikTok Confirms It Spied On American Journalists - 12/23/2022

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter now shows how many people view your tweets

Twitter is rolling out a feature that shows how many people view your tweets, similar to features on platforms like YouTube that show how many times a video has been viewed. “Twitter is rolling out View Count, so you can see how many times a tweet has bee

Science & Technology | Social Media

Kanye West suspended from Twitter after posting a swastika

Kanye West was previously suspended in October.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Takes Sexuality, Address, Politics, Religion Off Your Profile

The update to the world's biggest social network will prevent you from broadcasting certain details in your bio, a farewell to the early days of social media.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Trump’s TikTok ban might have been right after all - Vox

No matter who controls Congress, Chinese-owned TikTok is in trouble.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Elon Musk's First Email to Twitter Staff Ends Work from Home - Bloomberg

New Twitter Inc. owner Elon Musk emailed his workers for the first time late Wednesday to prepare them for “difficult times ahead” and ban remote work unless he personally approved it.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter claims user growth is at an 'all-time high' under Elon Musk

An internal memo shared with Twitter's sales team claimed that user growth under Elon Musk has accelerated to an "all-time high."

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

The Fatal Hike That Became a Nazi Propaganda Coup

In 1936, a school group from south London went on a hike in the Black Forest. Despite the heroic rescue attempts of German villagers, five boys died. Over eighty years on, locals are still asking how it happened.

Business & Finance | Business

Elon Musk is now officially Twitter's new owner, ending months of costly litigation

Twitter sued Musk in early July after the billionaire said he was walking away from his agreement to purchase the company for $44 billion.

Politics | Politics

Meltdown as Elon Musk enters Twitter headquarters ahead of takeover: ‘Let that sink in!’ | Fox News

Fans and critics alike melted down in reaction to Elon Musk entering Twitter headquarters ahead of his takeover of the company following a lengthy battle.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How TikTok’s algorithm made it a success: ‘It pushes the boundaries’

The company’s secret sauce is what populates its For You Page, which predicts the videos that will pique a viewer’s interest

Science & Technology | Social Media

A Marketing Strategist Shares Her Top Instagram Tips To Maximize Sales For 2022

Instagram turned 12 this year – and the social media platform has grown significantly from when it began as a simple photo-sharing app. Today, it’s the seventh most visited website in the world with 2.9 billion total visits per month, and a robust marketi

News | News

Has The Day Of Reckoning Come For The Fascist Progressives?

Since before the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, I have warned of the coming re-emergence of fascism at the hands of the Progressives. I argued that the Progressive movement was a destructive Fifth Column that meant to kill our

News | News

Is Free Speech In Your Shopping Cart?

It can be argued that the first volley in the attack on Free Speech took place quietly in the fledgling days of the Wilson Administration, when the federal government purposely moved from direct representation of the people to empowering “experts” wit

Science & Technology | Tech

TikTok and others scrape your data, whether you use their apps or not

According to a Consumer Reports (CR) investigation published last week, TikTok has been planting trackers called "pixels" on hundreds of websites. Partnering with security firm Disconnect, CR...

News | News

PODCAST | The Not So Good Information From The Good Information Foundation

For years - years - I have been telling you how the dark money, special interest, elites have been manipulating the information presented to you to consume. I have talked about David Brock and Media Matters and how the mainstream media complex is bought a

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest's plan to better compete with TikTok, Shopify and Instagram

Pinterest user growth surged in the iPhone era and the pandemic boom fueled more growth, but monetization has been a struggle for the social media company.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

LinkedIn rolls out new tools to give creators more ways to share visual content

LinkedIn announced today that it’s rolling out new features for creators that are designed to make it easier to share visual content on the social network. The launch marks LinkedIn’s latest effort toward building out a platform for creating content and c

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Elon Musk countersues Twitter over merger, filing confidential

It wasn't clear why Musk asked the court to keep details of his countersuit confidential when the billionaire had been publicly critical of Twitter recently.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Are social media algorithms to blame for rise in antisemitic hate speech?

  (The Conversation) Antisemitic incidents have shown a sharp rise in the United States. The Anti-Defamation League, a New York-based

Science & Technology | Social Media

If you think Instagram is bad now, you won’t like Zuckerberg’s plans

Mark Zuckerberg says Meta plans to double the number of algorithmically recommended posts we see on our Instagram and Facebook feeds by the end of next year.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram gets worse with dark patterns lifted from TikTok | TechCrunch

I, of all people, got a fresh new user interface in Instagram the other day. Although the company has not rolled it out to all users yet, the changes seem in line with its intention to move away from its original model of photo sharing among friends, to t

Business & Finance | Business

Where a wounded Twitter goes from here

For Musk, saving Twitter was all about saving democracy and the public square — until it wasn't.

News | News

Elon Musk terminates $44 billion Twitter deal

The announcement brings to an end a will-he-won’t-he saga after the world’s richest person clinched a deal for Twitter in April but then put the buyout on hold until the social media co…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram finally lets you delete your account in the iOS app

Instagram recently rolled out an update for the iOS app that allows you to permanently delete your account from within the app.

Politics | Politics

New York Requiring Social Media Companies to Report 'Hateful Conduct'

New York will now require social media companies to report "hateful conduct," Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) announced on Monday. 

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘on hold’ after spam/fake account report

Elon Musk has said that his deal to buy Twitter is ‘temporarily on hold,’ after the social network said that spam and false accounts accounted for fewer than 5 percent of its daily users. It’s not the first time there’s been uncertainty about Twitter’s us

News | News

Social Media Execs To Gather For ‘Palestine Digital Activism Forum’ Hosted By Group With ‘Terror’ Ties

Amidst U.S. censorship, 'Palestine Digital Activism Forum' features Twitter, Facebook, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, and radical speakers

Science & Technology | Tech

Musk says Twitter may charge slight fee for commercial, government users

Elon Musk said on Tuesday Twitter Inc might charge a "slight" fee for commercial and government users, part of the billionaire entrepreneur's push to grow revenue which has lagged behind larger rivals like Meta Platforms Inc's Facebook.

News | News

PODCAST | Censorship, Disinformation & War...It Isn't Cool to Be a Democrat Today

With Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff showboating for film crews in Ukraine to pretend they have done something besides demonizing half of America for the last year and a half - and Biden's new effort to stomp out your freedom of speech, it's just n

News | News

The Absolute Danger Of Biden’s Disinformation Governance Board

We should all be very concerned with how far we have allowed the fifth columnists to go with manipulating speech and our right to free speech. From the absurd notion of political correctness to social media and internet censorship to the newly created DHS

Business & Finance | Business

Elon Musk Probably Isn't Thinking About Twitter In the Way You Do

It was 1999 at Goldman Sachs, and a senior person in its private bank was asked what he was recommending his very rich clients buy. He replied that they should purchase AOL, and hold it for life. It&r

Science & Technology | Tech

Elon Musk will owe Twitter $1 billion if he can't secure financing

Musk offered to buy the company at $54.20 per share and take it private.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

‘It’s About White Power’: Liberals Freak Out Over Musk, Twitter Deal In The Works

After news reports broke Monday about Tesla founder Elon Musk likely striking a deal to purchase Twitter by as early as the end of the day, some liberals fumed publicly.

News | News

Police: 'Arab social media spreading false, inciting information'

'Police doing everything in its power to enable public to worship freely, lawbreakers have desecrated the mosque,' Israel Police say.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook users banned ‘indefinitely’ for ignoring messages

Many Facebook users were given a March 17 deadline to set up the security program or face having their account locked until its done.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Twitter Banned Trump For Decrying Violence, Lets Putin Keep His Account

While Twitter punishes Americans for saying boys and girls are different, it has allowed brutal foreign regimes to keep their accounts.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How can we minimize Instagram’s harmful effects?

Psychologists’ research has shown that Instagram use is associated both with beneficial and detrimental effects.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Why young brains are especially vulnerable to social media

The science behind why apps like TikTok, Instagram, and Snapchat impact your child’s brain in a different way than your adult brain.

News | News

Texas Lawsuit Claims Facebook's Facial Recognition Violated User Privacy and Broke the Law

The suit claims the company violated state laws by gathering and using facial recognition data on millions of users without their consent.

Science & Technology | Tech News

What Does Big Tech Know About You? Basically Everything

Security Baron examined the privacy policies of Facebook, Google, Apple, Twitter, Amazon, and Microsoft; just how much these tech giants actually know about you might be surprising..

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Facebook Makes a Shocking Admission About Its Fact Check Labels in Court Filing

As regular readers of PJ Media know, we’ve been battling Facebook’s fact-checkers for the last few years, especially on topics where there are genuine—and legitimate—differences of opinion...

Politics | Liberal Fascism

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand thinks we need a dedicated regulatory agency to police Facebook for misinformation

Just what the country needs — another regulatory agency.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Facebook has finally given a reason for the six-hour outage Monday - The Verge

Facebook platforms including Whatsapp, Instagram, Messenger, and Oculus VR were offline most of the day Monday as part of a massive outage caused by a configuration issue.

News | News

The Podcast | Underground USA | United States

Former President Donald Trump gave hope to the thought that he will be running to retake the White House in 2024. But if he is, in fact, going to run for the presidency again, there are at least two things that simply must happen after Republicans retake

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

‘DISGUSTING’: Gold Star Mom of Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, Shana Chappell, suspended from Facebook/Instagram for BRUTAL letter to Biden

This is bad, even for Facebook.

News | The News

Parler wants an apology from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg after a report said the FBI found little evidence the Capitol riot was a coordinated attack

Sandberg said the attack was planned on other platforms, such as Parler, the "free speech" app that conservatives flocked to after the election.

News | News

China Uses Artificial Intelligence on Social Media To Propagandize America

A massive pro-China “spamouflage” network on social media is being used to distort international perceptions on important issues, such as...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Exactly How Facebook Learned Every Single Thing About You

In 'An Ugly Truth,' reporters Cecilia Kang and Sheera Frenkel chart the rise of Facebook and how the company sacrificed user privacy and facts for engagement.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Waiting for social media companies to tackle anti-Semitism is utterly pointless

I am about to write one of the least surprising sentences that anyone who uses social media will ever read. A report published today by the Centre for Countering Digital Hate has found that the five biggest social media sites are a free-for-all for anti-J

Humor | Humor

New Technology

The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy Haired Boss, Alice, Asok, Dogberts New Ruling Class and more.

Politics | Politics

Biden backtracks, says 'Facebook isn't killing people'

The US president is still pressing the social network to do more to combat vaccine misinformation.

News | News

YouTube Denies County Residents Access to Their Government Meetings

In a stunning display of obstruction, Google’s YouTube platform deleted a video of a public governmental meeting under the guise of that...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Antisemitism Up Over 900 Percent on Social Media Giant TikTok, Finds University of Haifa Study

TikTok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken November 27, 2019. …

Science & Technology | Social Media

TikTok insiders say social media company is tightly controlled by Chinese parent ByteDance

Former TikTok employees say there is cause for concern when it comes to the popular social media app's Chinese parent company.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Today's Supreme Court Ruling May Ultimately Impact You - Workplace Coach Blog

Venting on social media & free speech; today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling may impact you

News | News

GOP Senator Introduces Bill to Combat BigTech Social Media Censorship

In a move that simply can’t come swiftly enough, US Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), introduced legislation aimed at curbing BigTech social...

News | News

How Social Media Validates Anti-Semitism by Censoring Everything but Anti-Semitism

People often forget that the very concept of political correctness was invented by Stalin's Soviet Union. Now... that social media companies have decided to become "Glavlit" -- to publish only material that is supposedly truthful and passes its

News | News

USPS iCOP Clandestine Social Media Surveillance ‛Broader in Scope’ Than Thought

A suspect clandestine data mining and surveillance operation being conducted by the United States Postal Service that spies on peoples’...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter is letting anyone apply for verification for the first time since 2017 - The Verge

Twitter has relaunched its public verification program, allowing anyone to once again apply to have a blue badge on their profile. You can apply from the Account Settings page on the web, as well as from within Twitter’s app.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Twitter's Holocaust problem - And another thing ...

Accounts cheering the slaughter of Jews are in the clear so long as they occasionally delete their pro-genocide tweets.

Science & Technology | Technology

Report says Facebook’s creepy data collection lets Big Pharma target your illness

Facebook is at the center of two different privacy issues that have the same thing in common: Facebook appears to want unchecked access to your information.

News | News

Biden Is All Over the Board on Social Media's Attack on the First Amendment

In the aftermath of Facebook’s totalitarian decision to maintain their banishment of former President Trump, the Biden administration...

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Completely delete your Facebook account, loose ends and all - CNET

Deleting your Facebook account isn't as simple as clicking a button. Here's everything you need to know.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Here’s how many social media followers you need to make $100,000

This Lickd.co calculator shows you how many social media followers you need on YouTube, TikTok and Instagram to make money.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Leaked Facebook memo reveals how advertisers will be impacted following iOS 14.5 release

Apple finally introduced iOS 14.5 this week, which comes with the long-awaited App Tracking Transparency feature to prevent third-party apps from tracking users across the web. Since the announcement of this feature, Facebook has been complaining about th

Science & Technology | Social Media

The Best Sites to Buy Real Facebook Likes and Followers

Want to grow your influence on Facebook? This article shares a list of the best sites to buy real Facebook followers and likes.

News | News

The US Postal Service: More Than Mail Delivery, It’s Spying On You

If you’ve wondered why your mail service sucks and why the lines are so long at the post office, this little tidbit should get you pretty...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Apple will let Parler back on the App Store

Apple has approved Parler's return to the iOS app store following improvements the social media company made to better detect and moderate hate speech and incitement, according to a letter the iPhone maker sent to Congress on Monday.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Personal data of 533 million Facebook users leaks online

Personal data from 533 million Facebook accounts has reportedly leaked online for free. Records included phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names, locations, birthdates, bios, and email addresses.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How I Grew My Twitter Following in 30 Days With Just 30 Minutes of Use Each Day

Growing an engaged following on Twitter isn't easy, but I gained 2,500 followers and 2.5 million impressions in 30 days.

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Popular Instagram Tools to Up Your Marketing Game

You want consistency, engagement and results. Here's how to accomplish all three.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook denies its algorithms are a problem, but launches a tool to more easily view a non-algorithmic News Feed

Following years of backlash over its algorithms and their ability to push people to more extreme content, which Facebook continues to deny, the company today announced it would give its users new tools to more easily switch over to non-algorithmic views o

News | News

Unreleased Federal Report: ‘No Evidence’ Free Speech Online Leads to ‘Hate Crimes’

An unpublished report that was commissioned by and sent to Congress found that freedom of speech on the internet did not lead to a rise...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook caught Chinese hackers using fake personas to target Uyghurs abroad

Facebook on Wednesday announced new actions to disrupt a network of China-based hackers leveraging the platform to compromise targets in the Uyghur community. The group, known to security researchers as “Earth Empusa,” “Evil Eye” or “Poison Carp” targeted

News | News

Supreme Court Rules Lawsuit Against Facebook’s for Violating Federal Wiretap Laws Can Proceed

The US Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Facebook to intervene in a $15 billion class-action lawsuit that charges the BigTech...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook services restored after global outage

Facebook Inc has fixed a technical issue that caused a global outage of its services after more than a million people reported problems with its photo-sharing app Instagram.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter Spaces will soon have a 'Tip Jar' to let users support content creators with donations

As Twitter plans to release its new Spaces audio feature to all users starting next month, the company has been implementing new features to make the platform more interesting for content creators. 9to5Mac has found additional evidence on iOS that Twitter

News | News

Twitter Seeks Shelter Under Section 230 Over Child Porn Lawsuit

In what can only be called an arrogant act of hubris, Twitter is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit from a minor who charges that the social...

Politics | Politics

White House partnering with social media influencers to sell agenda

The direct-through-influencer approach also comes as reporters have become impatient waiting for the president's first press conference.

Science & Technology | Tech

Parler sues Amazon again, alleging breach of contract, defamation

Social media company Parler filed a second lawsuit against Amazon and Amazon Web Services this week, alleging breach of contract and defamation.

News | News

Gab Getting Canceled by Financial Sector

One of the social media networks favored by free speech advocates and conservatives, Gab, has been de-platformed from three separate...

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook will pay $650 million to settle class action suit centered on Illinois privacy law | TechCrunch

Facebook was ordered to pay $650 million Friday for running afoul of an Illinois law designed to protect the state’s residents from invasive privacy practices. That law, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), is a powerful state measure that’s trip

News | News

Minneapolis to Pay Social Media Influencers to Diffuse Anger During Floyd Murder Trial

In a move that reeks of information manipulation, the City of Minneapolis is set to pay six social media influencers to help disseminate...

News | News

Top Democrat on Anti-Trust Panel: Censorship of Conservatives Doesn't Exist

Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), said Republican claims of conservative censorship on social media is "not a real problem" and a waste of...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Now the Israel Haters Turn on Facebook

Linda Sarsour. Photo: Festival of Faiths via Wikimedia Commons. You can say you don’t like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, …

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter planning a feature to let you auto-block and mute abusive accounts - The Verge

Twitter plans to introduce a way for you to automatically block and mute abusive accounts, the company announced at its Analyst Day presentation on Thursday. The company is also working on a new "safety mode."

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook to pay news industry $1 billion over 3 years - Axios

The pledge comes as Australia passes a new media law designed to make tech giants pay for news.

News | News

YouTube Takes Down Video of Testimony Given During Ohio House Session

Google’s video asset YouTube removed a video that showed an attorney testifying to the Ohio legislature last week. The video chronicled a procedure of government and its removal is raising eyebrows because of that. Thomas Renz, an attorney with the Ohio

News | News

Canada to Follow Australia; Takes on Facebook on Payment for Content Issue

Canada is joining Australia in taking on Facebook, following Australia's move to craft legislation demanding payment for content not created by the company. Facebook as "unfriended" the entire country of Australia, denying Australians access to the Facebo

News | News

Biden Administration Teaming Up with BigTech to Censor Vaccine Skeptics

The Biden White House is teaming up with BigTech social media companies to make sure such material deemed "disinformation" regarding the COVID vaccines “does not start trending on such platforms and become a broader movement." The White House’s direct

News | News

Instagram Now Reads Your Private Messages To Detect And Ban ‘Hate Speech’

Instagram, a subsidiary of the wide reaching Facebook empire, has announced that they will be eavesdropping on private direct messages

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram says its algorithm won’t promote Reels that have a TikTok watermark - The Verge

Instagram issued new best practices for creators who want to make content on Reels. The platform recommends getting rid of watermarks and logos and making sure content isn’t blurry.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will now take down posts claiming vaccines cause autism - The Verge

Facebook is expanding what kinds of COVID-19 and vaccine misinformation get removed from its platforms, including posts that claim vaccines cause autism. The company is also adding information about COVID-19 vaccines to its Information Center.